Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.

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A Commentary on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (Ed. Wim Naude)

Robert Strom, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation


Promoting private sector development and entrepreneurship in particular, has become a defining feature of development policy in recent years. At a time when global development is being jeopardized by man-made and natural disasters, including financial crises and climate change, the need to integrate socially beneficial innovation and the pursuit of profit with the role of state and non-state actors, is becoming more urgent than ever. This volume brings together internationally leading scholars to explore the nature of economic development and its relationship with the various concepts of entrepreneurship. It identifies the concerns and...

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